The provocative horror film Infinity Pool was all of the speak this weekend after it premiered on Saturday (Jan. 22) on the Sundance Film Festival. Not solely are critics shocked by the film’s “drug-fueled orgies,” grownup breastfeeding, and different specific scenes, however Alexander Skarsgard additionally stored the dialog going by sporting a leather-based collar through the pink carpet.
Brandon Cronenberg’s new film follows a pair on trip who discover themselves face-to-face with their worst nightmare, teased within the synopsis as “violence, hedonism, and untold horror.”
As the story unfolds, they’re convicted of against the law and introduced with two choices: be executed or watch a model of themselves die as an alternative.
First look critiques tease heavy gore and graphic nudity, which has earned the film an NC-17 ranking. One movie critic called the film an “orgasmic hedonistic trip from hell” and stated it was “gloriously perverse.” Another referred to it as a “psychedelic orgy.”
After the screening, Skarsgard stated in a Q&A, “There’s loads of conformity and monotony whenever you learn scripts. You’ve simply seen the film. It’s simply loopy, loopy […] Love it or hate it, nevertheless it’s uncommon to expertise one thing like this as an actor,” per THR
While Skarsgard clearly has some unforgettable scenes within the movie, he additionally made a splash on the pink carpet, donning “the official Infinity Pool canine collar and leash” (which doesn’t appear to be merch but, I checked).
Fans immediately misplaced their thoughts, Vulture included – who wrote, “Alexander Skarsgård you’ll at all times be well-known.” Another tweeted that the actor is “exuberantly slutty and has been since his True Blood days.”
Infinity Pool will likely be launched by Neon within the United States on Jan. 27 and continues to display in individual on the Sundance Film Festival till Jan. 29.